Articles tagged todd gitlin

Oswald’s Ghost: American Experience

Regarding the Kennedy assassination, Norman Mailer describes an utterly "American" problem and seeming solution, the simultaneous determination and inability to believe.

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30 Nov 2007 // 4:02 AM

Oswalds Ghost

The question at the center of Oswald's Ghost is less about facts and figures, the unsolved case, than it is about perception.

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14 Jun 2004 // 12:00 AM

The Weather Underground (2003)

Gaining resonance with today's 'war on terror,' The Weather Underground, recalls another unsettled social scene, during another unsettled period.

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Media Unlimited: How the Torrent of Images and Sounds Overwhelms Our Lives by Todd Gitlin

. . . a sound overview of how we have become affected -- or disaffected -- by the media.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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